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  • Preventative Dentistry For All Ages

    July 17, 2017

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  • Do You Want Whiter Teeth?

    April 5, 2017 Idaho Falls Teeth Whitening

    By: Michelle Tunquist Your smile is important.  In fact, most Americans believe that their smile is an important social asset.  Feeling comfortable with your teeth gives you an advantage when it comes time to smile.  If you are worried about how your teeth appear, you may be self conscious and awkward.  Most people feel more confident when their teeth are straight, white and clean.  White teeth are considered more attractive than ...

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  • Healthy Diets Make Healthy Teeth

    March 27, 2017 Idaho Falls Dentist

    By: Michelle Tunquist We all know that we need to brush our teeth twice a day, floss twice a day and visit the dentist every six months. These are “must dos” for good dental hygiene.  What you may not realize is that a healthy diet can have a huge impact on the health of your teeth.  Eat well and enjoy strong teeth and gums. Must Dos! These are the absolute minimum requirements for ...

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  • Tips to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

    March 27, 2017 Idaho Falls Pediatric Dentistry

    By: Michelle Tunquist Getting kids to brush their teeth can be a chore that few parents look forward to.  If your children are like mine, they’ve been known to run and hide as soon as the words “brush your teeth” are muttered.  Little kids are rarely concerned about the future of their teeth, and many think losing a couple teeth is actually something that they wouldn’t mind.  Changing teeth brushing from ...

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  • Brush Your Teeth for a Bright Smile

    January 12, 2017 Idaho Dental Hygiene

    By: Michelle Tunquist It’s no surprise that brushing your teeth is important for keeping your teeth clean and healthy.  No doubt you’ve heard it from every dentist you’ve ever visited and also from your parents as a kid.  Brush your teeth at least twice a day to keep your smile bright. Importance of Brushing Your Teeth There are tons of reasons for why brushing your teeth is important.  Though kids (and some adults) ...

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  • Soda Can Cause Problems for Your Teeth

    January 12, 2017

    By: Michelle Tunquist Soda is delicious and refreshing. In fact, it is a very popular drink. According to a Gallup poll done in 2012 nearly half of Americans drink soda every day, and according to the Associated Press in 2013 the average American drank 44 gallons of soda in one year.  That’s a lot of soda. Despite its great taste, it is bad for your teeth. What Makes Soda Bad? There are three ...

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  • The Benefits of Dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT)

    October 24, 2016 Cone Beam Computed Technology

    By: Michelle Tunquist What is CBCT? CBCT stands for Cone Beam Computed Tomography.  Sometimes, this type of technology is referred to as computerized tomography.  It uses specialized x-rays to take cross-sectional images of the body.  Dentists use cone shaped x-rays to take images of the patient’s teeth, mouth, neck, jaw, ears, nose and throat.  The data obtained from the scan is used to recreate 3D images on the computer so that the ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

    September 22, 2016

    Tooth pain is never fun. That moment when you take a sip of a cold drink and wince from the pain, is made that much worse knowing that it means a trip to the dentist.  If you’re like many people, you will ignore the pain for as long as possible, hoping that it will go away.  Unfortunately, pain is often a symptom of a real problem and going to the ...

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  • How to Stop and Reverse Tooth Decay

    July 6, 2016 Idaho Falls Restorative Dentistry

    By: Karli Willden Tooth decay is what happens to your teeth when they are attacked by germs and bacteria. Initially, the first stages of tooth decay is when a sticky substance called plaque begins to form on your teeth. This plaque thrives on sugar from the foods and drinks you consume, and it contains bacteria and germs which produce acids in your mouth. These acids will attack your teeth and begin ...

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  • Amazing Dental Facts

    May 27, 2016

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